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Violation Tracker Industries Ranked by Penalty Totals

Note: the totals here are derived only from entries matched to parent companies. They are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities.

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Rank Major Industry Total Penaltiessort icon Number of Records
1 financial services $233,488,454,485 2,125
2 oil and gas $41,284,161,951 5,663
3 pharmaceuticals $33,123,998,360 470
4 motor vehicles $28,344,959,563 632
5 utilities and power generation $16,084,581,088 1,831
6 healthcare services $12,973,835,289 1,213
7 telecommunications $10,555,871,960 698
8 diversified $7,216,482,327 5,288
9 information technology $5,740,745,056 241
10 retailing $5,673,846,069 3,038
11 chemicals $4,582,236,502 3,828
12 electrical and electronic equipment $4,151,194,196 511
13 automotive parts $3,549,271,313 1,117
14 aerospace and military contracting $3,470,176,126 937
15 miscellaneous services $3,278,720,199 1,970
16 oilfield services and supplies $2,921,989,195 485
17 private equity (including portfolio companies) $2,495,165,770 1,981
18 freight and logistics $2,099,409,966 1,499
19 construction and engineering $2,093,694,898 1,295
20 airlines $2,066,279,792 3,034
21 wholesalers $1,893,181,747 717
22 medical equipment and supplies $1,880,395,778 225
23 business services $1,706,876,190 565
24 mining and minerals $1,525,883,128 16,142
25 metals $1,433,217,985 2,071
26 food products $1,205,241,070 2,816
27 entertainment $1,005,222,898 293
28 miscellaneous energy products and systems $983,188,415 550
29 pipelines $884,032,947 883
30 building materials $778,287,951 3,481
31 agribusiness $739,534,407 959
32 miscellaneous manufacturing $670,607,702 1,380
33 restaurants and foodservice $480,218,038 580
34 beverages $303,378,928 269
35 media $234,144,753 183
36 housewares and home furnishings $233,057,062 321
37 heavy equipment $220,375,679 269
38 railroads $189,850,033 7,932
39 household and personal care products $180,865,606 209
40 industrial equipment $170,214,912 706
41 waste management and environmental services $167,029,053 741
42 paper and packaging $157,663,586 1,196
43 apparel $153,009,910 99
44 paints and coatings $144,972,643 130
45 real estate $116,304,360 140
46 information services $64,129,631 8
47 industrial services $53,189,742 234
48 hotels $42,819,589 243
49 tobacco $41,655,708 31
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